Open-Faced Burgers with Onion-Mushroom Topping

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<p>Open-Faced Burgers with Onion-Mushroom Topping</p>

Use a knife and fork to carve into this tasty open-faced burger. Start with an English muffin, then add a seasoned beef patty and top with sautéed onions and mushrooms for a memorable weeknight dinner.

4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)


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2 teaspoons olive oil
1 medium sweet onion, sliced and separated into rings
2 (8-ounce) packages presliced mushrooms
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
1 1/2 tablespoons paprika
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 pound ground round
2 English muffins, split and toasted


Preheat grill.

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, and cook for 5 minutes or until golden. Add mushrooms and salt; cook 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Add vinegar; remove mixture from pan. Set aside.

Combine the paprika and the next 4 ingredients (paprika through black pepper). Divide the ground round into 4 equal portions, shaping each into a 1/2-inch-thick patty. Coat patties with spice mixture. Grill patties 4 minutes on each side or until done. Place burgers on muffin halves, and top each burger with 1/4 cup onion mixture.

Created date

June 2000

Nutritional Information

Calories 320
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 10.5 g
Satfat 3 g
Monofat 4.8 g
Polyfat 1.2 g
Protein 29.4 g
Carbohydrate 27.3 g
Fiber 4.6 g
Cholesterol 70 mg
Iron 5.1 mg
Sodium 813 mg
Calcium 82 mg